Prices and returns

Class C shares

Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
AMCAP Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: AMPCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$26.96 -0.09 9.68% Without CDSC 25.99% 16.30% 8.33% 29.66% 18.53% 7.55% 1.51%
  With CDSC 24.99% 16.30% 8.33% 28.66% 18.53% 7.55%  
American Balanced Fund® — C | Balanced

Ticker: BALCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$25.69 0.04 6.42% Without CDSC 17.28% 12.37% 6.57% 16.02% 13.87% 6.32% 1.41%
  With CDSC 16.28% 12.37% 6.57% 15.02% 13.87% 6.32%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.31 0.01 5.46% Without CDSC 15.64% 14.59% ¶¶ N/A 15.59% 15.36% ¶¶ N/A 1.47% / 1.57%
  With CDSC 14.64% 14.59% ¶¶ N/A 14.59% 15.36% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.25 -0.07 N/A Without CDSC 16.90% ¶¶ N/A N/A 14.59% ¶¶ N/A N/A 2.20%
  With CDSC 15.90% ¶¶ N/A N/A 13.59% ¶¶ N/A N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$31.66 -0.01 5.33% Without CDSC 15.98% 8.57% N/A 17.91% 8.92% N/A 1.73%
  With CDSC 14.98% 8.57% N/A 16.91% 8.92% N/A  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$14.79 -0.03 4.08% Without CDSC 19.26% 19.81% ¶¶ N/A 22.10% 21.52% ¶¶ N/A 1.66% / 1.76%
  With CDSC 18.26% 19.81% ¶¶ N/A 21.10% 21.52% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.77 -0.01 6.85% Without CDSC 18.81% 17.20% ¶¶ N/A 19.94% 18.13% ¶¶ N/A 1.49% / 1.59%
  With CDSC 17.81% 17.20% ¶¶ N/A 18.94% 18.13% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$15.31 -0.03 5.66% Without CDSC 21.16% 21.28% ¶¶ N/A 24.06% 22.83% ¶¶ N/A 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 20.16% 21.28% ¶¶ N/A 23.06% 22.83% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.96 0.01 5.47% Without CDSC 12.61% 11.06% ¶¶ N/A 12.88% 11.74% ¶¶ N/A 1.43% / 1.53%
  With CDSC 11.61% 11.06% ¶¶ N/A 11.88% 11.74% ¶¶ N/A  
American Funds Money Market Fund® — C | Cash-equivalent

Ticker: AFCXX | Prospectus

Price 7-day yields YTD return 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$1.00 0.00% / -0.35% 0.00% Without CDSC 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† 0.43%
  With CDSC -1.00% 0.00% 0.00% †† -1.00% 0.00% 0.00% ††  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.11 0.01 2.98% Without CDSC 4.09% 1.70% ## N/A 3.06% 1.69% ## N/A 1.47%
  With CDSC 3.09% 1.70% ## N/A 2.06% 1.69% ## N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$9.90 0.01 0.89% Without CDSC 1.74% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A 1.35% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A 1.45% / 1.57%
  With CDSC 0.74% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A 0.35% 0.17% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.27 0.02 2.93% Without CDSC 7.51% 9.70% 6.37% 9.70% 11.71% 6.70% 1.48%
  With CDSC 6.51% 9.70% 6.37% 8.70% 11.71% 6.70%  
American Mutual Fund® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AMFCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$36.89 -0.10 8.13% Without CDSC 19.53% 14.04% 7.21% 20.06% 15.85% 6.98% 1.42%
  With CDSC 18.53% 14.04% 7.21% 19.06% 15.85% 6.98%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.68 0.03 3.28% Without CDSC 5.25% 4.25% 2.89% 4.14% 4.98% 3.09% 1.41%
  With CDSC 4.25% 4.25% 2.89% 3.14% 4.98% 3.09%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Capital Income Builder® — C | Equity-income

Ticker: CIBCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$60.55 -0.37 6.06% Without CDSC 15.86% 9.71% 6.67% 16.06% 11.44% 6.84% 1.41%
  With CDSC 14.86% 9.71% 6.67% 15.06% 11.44% 6.84%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$20.31 0.01 2.76% Without CDSC 7.11% 3.55% 4.36% 7.35% 4.58% 4.69% 1.71%
  With CDSC 6.11% 3.55% 4.36% 6.35% 4.58% 4.69%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$47.00 -0.15 5.79% Without CDSC 19.83% 10.71% 8.54% 22.45% 13.29% 8.46% 1.60%
  With CDSC 18.83% 10.71% 8.54% 21.45% 13.29% 8.46%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$48.70 -0.11 1.42% Without CDSC 16.48% 7.73% 7.97% 20.98% 10.75% 7.94% 1.62%
  With CDSC 15.48% 7.73% 7.97% 19.98% 10.75% 7.94%  
Fundamental Investors® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AFICX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$55.06 0.04 7.59% Without CDSC 22.84% 14.59% 8.90% 22.13% 16.33% 8.48% 1.43%
  With CDSC 21.84% 14.59% 8.90% 21.13% 16.33% 8.48%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$44.38 -0.02 7.95% Without CDSC 23.99% 14.71% 8.39% 25.61% 16.05% 7.60% 1.50%
  With CDSC 22.99% 14.71% 8.39% 24.61% 16.05% 7.60%  
The Income Fund of America® — C | Equity-income

Ticker: IFACX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$21.58 -0.10 7.49% Without CDSC 17.33% 12.17% 6.88% 16.81% 14.14% 6.90% 1.38%
  With CDSC 16.33% 12.17% 6.88% 15.81% 14.14% 6.90%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.48 0.01 0.81% Without CDSC 1.70% 1.79% 1.96% 1.40% 2.18% 2.11% 1.40%
  With CDSC 0.70% 1.79% 1.96% 0.40% 2.18% 2.11%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$35.28 -0.06 3.18% Without CDSC 17.71% 9.09% 9.94% 21.66% 12.19% 10.62% 1.71%
  With CDSC 16.71% 9.09% 9.94% 20.66% 12.19% 10.62%  
The Investment Company of America® — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: AICCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$40.13 -0.09 10.76% Without CDSC 25.48% 14.29% 7.31% 26.43% 15.85% 6.90% 1.41%
  With CDSC 24.48% 14.29% 7.31% 25.43% 15.85% 6.90%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.26 -0.11 4.05% Without CDSC 23.74% 16.02% 9.98% 29.24% 18.35% 9.17% 1.63%
  With CDSC 22.74% 16.02% 9.98% 28.24% 18.35% 9.17%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.84 -0.08 3.42% Without CDSC 18.77% 12.09% 8.80% 20.50% 14.65% 8.36% 1.59%
  With CDSC 17.77% 12.09% 8.80% 19.50% 14.65% 8.36%  
New World Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: NEWCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$58.52 -0.04 2.54% Without CDSC 14.75% 8.14% 10.21% 16.97% 10.67% 10.58% 1.87%
  With CDSC 13.75% 8.14% 10.21% 15.97% 10.67% 10.58%  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$9.92 0.00 -0.20% Without CDSC 0.11% 0.07% 1.03% 0.11% 0.30% 1.08% 1.45%
  With CDSC -0.89% 0.07% 1.03% -0.89% 0.30% 1.08%  
SMALLCAP World Fund® — C | Growth

Ticker: SCWCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$45.88 -0.13 0.86% Without CDSC 15.97% 13.54% 9.61% 21.30% 16.65% 9.09% 1.93%
  With CDSC 14.97% 13.54% 9.61% 20.30% 16.65% 9.09%  
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.84 0.03 2.78% Without CDSC 3.46% 2.50% 3.06% 2.22% 2.70% 3.25% 1.40%
  With CDSC 2.46% 2.50% 3.06% 1.22% 2.70% 3.25%  
Washington Mutual Investors FundSM — C | Growth-and-income

Ticker: WSHCX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$42.32 0.03 9.16% Without CDSC 22.02% 15.69% 6.94% 21.49% 17.47% 6.68% 1.39%
  With CDSC 21.02% 15.69% 6.94% 20.49% 17.47% 6.68%  

American Funds Target Date Retirement Series®

Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
September 19, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
August 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
June 30, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$16.03 0.00 N/A Without CDSC 19.62% 12.35% ‡‡ N/A 21.24% 12.65% ‡‡ N/A 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 18.62% 12.35% ‡‡ N/A 20.24% 12.65% ‡‡ N/A  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.10 -0.01 N/A Without CDSC 19.73% 12.65% 5.46% § 21.28% 14.67% 5.47% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 18.73% 12.65% 5.46% § 20.28% 14.67% 5.47% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.36 0.00 N/A Without CDSC 19.68% 12.64% 5.45% § 21.30% 14.67% 5.47% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 18.68% 12.64% 5.45% § 20.30% 14.67% 5.47% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.35 -0.01 N/A Without CDSC 19.71% 12.65% 5.47% § 21.33% 14.69% 5.48% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 18.71% 12.65% 5.47% § 20.33% 14.69% 5.48% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.16 -0.01 N/A Without CDSC 19.47% 12.52% 5.39% § 20.89% 14.53% 5.40% § 1.58% / 1.68%
  With CDSC 18.47% 12.52% 5.39% § 19.89% 14.53% 5.40% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.14 0.00 N/A Without CDSC 19.11% 12.44% 5.37% § 20.52% 14.44% 5.38% § 1.57% / 1.67%
  With CDSC 18.11% 12.44% 5.37% § 19.52% 14.44% 5.38% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.60 0.00 N/A Without CDSC 18.07% 11.87% 4.99% § 19.15% 13.79% 5.00% § 1.56% / 1.66%
  With CDSC 17.07% 11.87% 4.99% § 18.15% 13.79% 5.00% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.85 0.01 N/A Without CDSC 15.57% 10.43% 4.36% § 16.18% 12.23% 4.36% § 1.54% / 1.64%
  With CDSC 14.57% 10.43% 4.36% § 15.18% 12.23% 4.36% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.33 0.00 N/A Without CDSC 14.10% 9.50% 4.18% § 14.37% 11.18% 4.18% § 1.52% / 1.62%
  With CDSC 13.10% 9.50% 4.18% § 13.37% 11.18% 4.18% §  
Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.68 0.01 N/A Without CDSC 12.69% 8.92% 3.93% § 12.70% 10.51% 3.93% § 1.51% / 1.61%
  With CDSC 11.69% 8.92% 3.93% § 11.70% 10.51% 3.93% §  

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